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  תמוז 19, 5774 , 17/07/14

Iraq: Military Forces Retreat from City of Tikrit

Iraqi military forces retreated from the northern city of Tikrit, after the city was seized by Sunni rebels, a soldier who participated in the battles said on Wednesday/

At the end of June, Iraq’s army had claimed it had succeeded in taking control over Tikrit, after Sunni rebels had seized the city for the first time. 

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